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  • Walter Fredrick Morrison dies at 90; father of the Frisbee

    Walter Fredrick Morrison dies at 90; father of the Frisbee
    Walter Fredrick Morrison, whose post-World War II invention of a "flying" plastic disc became an American recreational icon known as the Frisbee, has died. He was 90. Morrison died Tuesday of age-related causes at his home in Monroe, Utah, said his son,...
  • Words & ideas

    Words  &   ideas
    MONDAY William Whitecloud The author of "The Magician's Way" will discuss and sign his book. Bodhi Tree Bookstore, 8585 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. 7:30 p.m. Free. (310) 659-1733. TUESDAY David Denby The film critic for the New Yorker will discuss his...
  • Bringing science back into America's sphere

    "Science has become much less cool," journalist Chris Mooney writes in his new book, "Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future" (July 2009, Basic Books). Mooney, author of the bestseller "The Republican War on Science," and his...
  • Making a grunion run for science

    Making a grunion run for science
    In the darkness of a new moon, a dozen black-crowned night herons landed on a San Pedro beach and stood like sentinels facing the open ocean. "That's a good sign," whispered marine biology researcher Jenn Corpuz, 26. "The herons know there is something...
  • Griffith Observatory's restoration is out of sight

    With the Griffith Observatory finally set to reopen Friday after a restoration and expansion project that stretched nearly five years and cost $93 million, it's time for a quick round of Pick Your Astronomical Metaphor. There is, for starters, the...
  • Chivas USA

    Gayle Anderson was live at THE HOME DEPOT CENTER with a preview of this Saturday's CHIVAS USA vs Seattle Sounders Soccer Game: Chivas USA vs. Seattle Sounders FC Saturday, June 6, 7:30 p.m. - The Home Depot Center, Carson, Calif. Special Halftime...
  • Meeting the Disney characters

    Looking at a photo of a child, any child, with Mickey Mouse always makes me smile. I'm reminded of my son's experiences with his Disney friends when he was 2 and 3 years old, when he gazed at them with such wonder it was easy to see he knew they were...
  • Disney's Final 'Nine Old Men' Animator Dies

    Oliver Martin "Ollie" Johnston Jr., the last living member of the celebrated "Nine Old Men" of Disney animation whose work set the standard by which all character animation is judged and a recipient of the National Medal of Arts, has died. He was 95....
  • There will be blood

    By Donna Seaman It is no exaggeration to say that since "Love Medicine" appeared in 1984, Louise Erdrich has been writing one long novel in installments. In her tumultuous saga of North Dakota, Erdrich portrays families burdened with secrets and...
  • If you go: West Baden French Lick

    IF YOU GO GETTING THERE French Lick and West Baden are located in southern Indiana, about 60 miles northwest of Louisville, the nearest significant airport. By air: Louisville International airport is served by the major carriers or their short-hop...
  • The view from Jacksonville

    Back in the day, sailing to America could be traumatic stuff—when, that is, it wasn't incredibly dull. Anything might go wrong, and frequently did. There were enemy warships, hurricanes and, not least, the delights of dysentery (or "the bloody flux,...
  • NASA since Apollo: failures and successes

    NASA since Apollo: failures and successes
    Today's topic: What has NASA done right since Apollo? Where has it erred? Are there other space programs in the world that perform certain functions better than NASA? The two agencies within NASA Point: Bill Nye Were we to bring a citizen from the...